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What does Reynald mean?

Reynald Pronunciation of Reynald [rey-nald] as a boys' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of Reynald is "ruler's advisor". Reynald is an alternate form of Reynold (Latin): version of Reginald.

Associated with: ruler (king), advisor (counsel).


Reynald has 1 variant: Renauld.

10 more different relations via Reynold: Raynaldo, Reginald, Reinaldo, Renado, Renaldo, Renato, Renault, Reynaldo, Reynolds and Rinaldo.

Creative forms:
(male) Rinald, Runald, ..

(female) Reyale, Reyra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Reynald Otis (R.O.), ..

How popular is Reynald?

Reynald is an unusual given name for males. Reynald is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Reynald (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Reginald (#875 in recent rankings), Reynaldo (#1112), Reynold, Rinaldo, Reynolds, Renato, Reinaldo, Renaldo and Raynaldo. Adoption of these forms of Reynald was at its apex during the years 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.2%) and is now much reduced, with the form Reginald becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raynaldo, Reginald, Reinaldo, Renaldo, Renato in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reynaldo, Reynold, Reynolds, Rinaldo in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Reynald and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Reynald is pronounced similarly to Ranald, Raynald, Reinald, Reinhold, Reinold, Reinwald, Ronald and Roneld. Other suggested similar names are Arnald, Bernald, Bernhald (see Bernal), Bernold (see Bernal), Derald, Donald, Fernald, Furnald, Gerald, Gerrald, Jerald, Jerrald, Raynar, Raynard, Raynell, Raynord, Read, Reginaldo, Reginalt (see Reginald), Reginauld, Reginvald (see Reginald), Regnauld (see Reginald), Regnault, Reinaldos (see Reginald), Reinart, Reinhard, Renard, Renardo, Renat, Renaud, Rendall, Rennard, Reyd, Reymond, Reynaldos (see Reginald), Reynard, Reynardo, Reyni, Riyad, Roald, Ronal, Ronaldo, Royal, Royale, Royall, Ryland, Sewald and Tybald. These names tend to be more frequently used than Reynald.

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